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Kuwaiti activist gets five years in prison for tweets 'insulting' Saudi Arabia, rights group describes it 'arbitrary'

Kuwait: A Kuwaiti court has sentenced activist Salman Al-Khalidi to a five years' imprisonment on charges that challenge his legitimate right to freedom of opinion and expression, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor has said in a statement expressing deep concern.

US Prez Joe Biden plans 'full reset' of ties with Saudis

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: The Joe Biden administration and the Saudi leadership have agreed to reset bilateral relations that includes moving past differences over the killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi amid the need to boost oil production, CNN reported citing senior administration officials.

Saudi Arabia: Release Abdullah al-Howaiti, revoke death sentence

New York: UN-appointed independent human rights experts called on Tuesday for Saudi Arabia to immediately release Abdullah al-Howaiti and quash the death sentence against him for crimes he allegedly committed as a child.

UN chief condemns attacks on civilian facilities in Saudi Arabia and Yemen

New York: Recent escalation of the conflict in Yemen drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday.

UN rights chief decries mass execution of 81 people in Saudi Arabia

New York: The UN human rights chief has condemned the beheading of 81 people by Saudi Arabia during the course of a single day, charged with terrorism-related offences.

Saudi Arabia executes 81 people in one day on charges of terrorism

Saudi Arabia Saturday said it has executed a total of 81 people in one day on various terrorism-related charges, topping the executions last year and eliciting criticism from rights activists.

Saudi Arabia: Over 1,000 participate in first yoga festival

Jeddah: Over 1,000 people participated in Saudi Arabia’s first yoga festival recently.

Pakistan: Saudi oil facility yet to be operationalised

Islamabad: Legal and procedural delays have forced authorities to still not be able to operationalise a $1.2 billion Saudi oil facility (SOF) in Pakistan, media reports said on Friday.

Saudi authorities prepapring to deport 2 Muslim Uyghurs back to China: HRW

Beirut, Lebanon: Saudi authorities are apparently preparing to deport two Muslim Uyghurs back to China, where they are at serious risk of arbitrary detention and torture, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said recently.

Houthi drone strike: Saudi jets bomb Yemeni capital, residential area, in retaliatory strike

Sana’a/Tehran/UNI: Saudi Arabian jets bombed the Yemeni parliament building and a military academy in Sanaa early on Tuesday morning, in retaliation for the Houthi drone attack on the Adnoc tanker area in Abu Dhabi on Monday in which three people, including two Indians, were killed.

Saudi princess released after being jailed without charge for 3 yrs

Riyadh: Saudi authorities have released a princess and her daughter after incarcerating them without charge for nearly three years in the capital, media reports said citing a human rights group.

Saudi Arabia detects first Omicron case

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday confirmed it has detected the first Omicron infected case in the country.

Saudi economy package: Muhammad Ishaq Dar concerned over reduction of oil ‘deferred payment facility’ by $1.8 bn

Islamabad: Pakistan's former Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar has claimed that  Saudi Arabia reduced oil deferred payment facility from $3 billion to $1.2 billion, media reports said.

Pakistan govt may impose more taxes to meet IMF targets

Pakistan's  Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin recently hinted that more taxes may be imposed  to meet the annual tax collection target after completion of talks with the  International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Saudi airports lift COVID curbs, start operating at full capacity, says Aviation Body

Riyadh/UNI/Sputnik: Airports in Saudi Arabia will operate at full capacity without any coronavirus-related restrictions starting Sunday, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said.